Republic Airways Holdings Inc., which operates the world’s largest fleet of Embraer E-Jets, has placed a firm order for 50 Embraer 175s as part of a three-way deal which will also see it transfer 24 Bombardier Q400 turboprops to UK regional airline Flybe.
Swiss International Air Lines will expand its A320 fleet with a firm order for 15 A320neo aircraft and has secured commitments on 10 more. Lufthansa Group’s supervisory board has also approved an order for 10 Airbus A320ceo jets for group subsidiary Eurowings.
Through Delta Connection partner Compass Airlines, Delta Air Lines will launch twice-daily non-stop service from Los Angeles to San Antonio on April 7, 2015. Compass is also launching four-times-daily Delta Connection service from LAX to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, on November 3.